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2019 Eleanore Holveck Essay Contest

$250 award for Best Graduate and Undergraduate Papers

Deadline: February 22nd


  • Papers due by NOON on Friday February 22nd
  • For undergraduate and graduate essays adressing issues in women's, gender, or sexuality studies
  • Undergraduate essay, maximum 15 pages
  • Graduate essay, maximum 25 pages
  • Only one submission per person


  • Include two hard copies of the paper with the title of the paper on top of each page
  • Remove your name from each copy (for blind review)
  • Include a separate cover sheet with
    1. author name and contact information
    2. title of the paper
    3. indicate whether an undergraduate or graduate student
    4. name, number, and instructor of course in which the paper was written

Drop off two hard copies of the paper to the WGS Office,
550A College Hall or email copies to wsgs@duq.edu.
Winners are announced at the WGS Spring Reception,
April 17th, 2019 from 1:00-2:30pm.

Questions? Email: wsgs@duq.edu